Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers

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    A federally-supported, tenant-based housing program administered by local housing authorities that provides assistance in the form of vouchers that enable income-eligible families to find and lease approved privately owned housing where the landlord has agreed to enter into a contract with the housing authority and/or finance agency. Tenant-based assistance provides rental subsidies that move with a household into any qualifying housing within a certain area. The housing can be (and often is) private housing that may not have been built with the intention of accepting solely low-income tenants, but if the quality and cost of the unit fall within a specified range, it may qualify. Eligible households pay approximately 30% to 40% of their adjusted gross income for rent and the housing authority subsidizes the balance.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesProvides Section 8 rental assistance for affordable housing to eligible low income families.SaratogaCENTRAL OFFICE SECTION 8 RENTAL ASSISTANCEJOSEPH E. MASTRIANNI / CENTRAL OFFICE SECTION 8 RENTAL ASSISTANCE
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesHousing choice vouchers allow very low-income families to choose and lease or purchase safe, decent, and affordable privately-owned rental housing.WarrenHOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER RENTAL SUBSIDY (SECTION 8)GLENS FALLS HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Housing Choice Voucher program provides federal housing subsidies to income eligible families living throughout Columbia County, including the City of Hudson. This program helps low-income families and individuals to live in affordable and decent housing. Income eligibility guidelines must be met. Area landlords are also encouraged to contact the program for information. ColumbiaRENTAL ASSISTANCE - HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAMCOLUMBIA OPPORTUNITIES
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is a rental subsidy program that allows families to obtain safe, decent affordable housing in an area of their choosing. The family generally pays 30% of the household's monthly adjusted income which makes the rent payment affordable. The program encourages families to choose housing in areas outside of "high poverty" concentrations. The family is able to reside in any city, town or village that administers a Housing Choice Voucher Program. There is a waiting list and the wait is typically 2 to 3 years.SchenectadySECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAMSCHENECTADY MUNICIPAL HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program provides rental assistance and a home ownership option to extremely low, very low and low-income households in Schoharie County. The program also provides assistance to senior citizens and disabled persons on fixed incomes, displaced families, and homeless individuals with disabilities. There is approximately a two-three year waiting list for this service.SchoharieSECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAMSCHOHARIE COUNTY RURAL PRESERVATION CORPORATION
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Saratoga County Rural Preservation Company administers Section 8 Rental Assistance programs and manages low income-subsidized housing for veterans and other low-income people. SaratogaSECTION 8 HOUSING PROGRAMVETERANS AND COMMUNITY HOUSING COALITION
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesSection 8 Program provides affordable housing to eligible low- and moderate-income families.SaratogaSECTION 8 PROGRAMSARATOGA SPRINGS HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesProvides eviction assistance in various ways, by advocacy, landlord/tenant mediation, financial help in emergency situations, or other similar aid.FranklinEVICTION ASSISTANCEFRANKLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY HOUSING COUNCIL
    Housing ServicesA program available to current housing choice voucher (section 8) participants that encourages economic self-sufficiency and independence through referrals to educational support, job training, counseling and other services in addition to housing support. MontgomeryFAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY (FSS)AMSTERDAM HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesThe City of Rensselaer Housing Authority provides low-income subsidized public housing and Section 8 housing vouchers. RensselaerHOUSING AUTHORITIESRENSSELAER CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesThe Troy Housing Authority manages low income public housing, tenant-based housing choice vouchers and project-based housing choice vouchers, as well as a low income housing tax credit property. Additionally, the Troy Housing Authority provides Section 8 Rental Assistance. RensselaerHOUSING AUTHORITIESTROY HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesMaintains information about Section 8 properties, along with providing Section 8 vouchers to qualifying individuals and families. NOTE: The waiting list is 1 year to 18 months.ClintonHOUSING SERVICESCLINTON COUNTY HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    Housing ServicesOffers housing to low income residents of Plattsburgh, which bases rent on family income. Also provided to the children of families who reside in the Plattsburgh Housing Authority is preschool, after-school, and summer programsClintonHOUSING SERVICESPLATTSBURGH HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesProvides affordable rental housing or Section 8 vouchers for low income individuals or families who live in the local community.FranklinLOW INCOME HOUSINGHARRIETSTOWN HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesOffers subsidized rental housing for low income individuals and families, including units for those with disabilities.FranklinLOW INCOME HOUSINGMALONE HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesSection 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income families in the private rental market through the Housing Assistance Payments Program. This program is a win-win for both landlords and the tenants. Landlords still have the ability to choose their tenants but if they select a tenant receiving rental assistance they are pretty much assured of a subsidy payment made directly to them.AlbanyPUBLIC HOUSING AND SECTION 8 PROGRAMWATERVLIET HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesThe New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program provides rental assistance and home ownership option to extremely low, very low and low income households in New York State. The program also provides assistance to senior citizens and disabled persons on fixed incomes, displaced families, and homeless individuals with disabilities.AlbanySECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (HCV) PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HOMES AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL (HCR)
    Housing ServicesOffers section 8 subsidized housing vouchers to low income residents of Essex County.EssexSECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAMHOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OF ESSEX COUNTY
    Housing ServicesThe Amsterdam Housing Authority operates public housing and offers Section 8 housing vouchers. NOTE (9/30/2013): The Section 8 waiting list is currently closed. No applications are being accepted at this time. MontgomerySECTION 8 PROGRAMAMSTERDAM HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Housing ServicesOffers Section 8 housing choice vouchers to veterans who are ready to move into their own apartment. The moves are supported with home visits by case management staff.AlbanySHELTER PLUS CAREALBANY HOUSING COALITION
    Housing ServicesThe Albany Housing Authority provides subsidized rental housing to low income individuals and families at numerous locations around the City of Albany. Apartments range in size from one bedroom to five bedrooms.AlbanySUBSIDIZED HOUSINGALBANY HOUSING AUTHORITY

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